Our Kitgum beaders live in the very northern part of Uganda in Kitgum, a small town of about 10,000 people. The actual group location is about 2 km from the center of Kitgum on the outskirts of town where there is no electricity. This beader group has chosen to call itself “Rwot-tek” meaning God is
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Our newest beader group in Agwata began in January 2010. Like our other two groups, the Agwata group is a local community based organization (CBO) whose name Konye ki Cingi which means “Help Yourself by Your Hand”. This group has began with 80 women as members and has now grown to more than 90 members.
Our Jinja beaders chose “Pittek” as their group name. Pittek is a Luo word meaning “upbringing is difficult”. This group which has 80 members is located in Jinja Uganda which is on the northern shore of Lake Victoria and is known as the source of the Nile River. Jinja’s current population is about 120,000 with